Film Maintenance Service

Film & Video Transfers, Documentary Production

Film Maintenance service is based on the belief that customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting your needs with the highest quality. As a result, a high percentage of my business is from repeat customers and referrals. We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best film transfers and documentary productions.

Michele Kribs (Owner)

Michele Kribs has over 30 years of experience working in the motion picture and video preservation field. She has worked nationwide with film archives and laboratories to hone her skills and knowledge of the latest equipment and technologies. She is a life member and past Board Member of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA,

Ned Thanhouser (Filmmaker)

Ned Thanhouser is an award winning documentary producer, cinematographer, and video editor. His feature documentary The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema won a Special Jury REMI Award at WorldFest-Houston and was broadcast on Turner Classic Movies in 2015, He is president of Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. ( that assures preservation of early silent films and produces DVDs and online copies for cinephiles and scholars to study and enjoy. Ned is also vice-president of the International Youth Silent Film Festival ( that sponsors film festivals around the globe for young filmmakers 20 and under. Ned is a member of AMIA, the Society of Cinema and Media Studies, and Domitor: An International Association Dedicated to the Study of Early Cinema.